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Interview on Mississippi Public Broadcasting

I had an opportunity recently to talk to Alexis Ware, a reporter for MPB, about Mississippi’s teacher shortage and how alternate route certification programs are filling the gap. Here’s the full interview that aired on the radio: MISSISSIPPI EDITION: THURSDAY, AUGUST

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Thoughts on learning …

I read the New Science of Learning by Terry Doyle and Todd Zakrajsek. Here are my thoughts in response as I considered my students and my own learning.

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Studying Civil Rights in Mississippi – Summer 2017

I was accepted to attend an NEH Summer Institute for college and university faculty at Jackson State this summer.  The Institute is a 3-week seminar with faculty from across the country.  The institute’s purpose it to place Mississippi in the wider

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Oh, the Places You’ll Go!

Today, many elementary schools and students celebrated Dr. Seuss’ birthday. In memory of Theodor Seuss Geisel and his legacy of literacy and creativity, I’d like to honor Ms. Elizabeth Irvine, my 9th and 11th grade English teacher at Shaw High

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